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Honoring Helping Hands

Village North Retirement Community surpasses national standards, ensuring seniors smile throughout their golden years. Our services have been recognized for excellence by St. Louis Magazine.

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Explore a Community That Matches Your Lifestyle

Village North is a community big enough to match your biggest ambitions. Over 45 sprawling acres, you’ll find a gorgeous lake, winding walking paths and a waterside gazebo. And that’s before you even get inside.

Amenities & Lifestyle

At Village North, every day is a chance to explore. It may start with the impressive grounds, but it doesn’t end there. Each day, you’ll be enriched by a bustling calendar of exercise classes, day trips and social gatherings with your neighbors. If you’re searching for an activity, it’s probably happening here. And if it’s not, let’s make it happen together.

Village North is a collaborative effort of Bethesda and BJC HealthCare, two highly respected names in the St. Louis healthcare community. So you get a level of confidence and security that other communities simply can’t match. Located adjacent to BJC’s Christian Hospital, you’ll have access to quality healthcare, including rehabilitation and long-term care, right on campus.

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The Best in Wellness

Our wellness program encourages all-around wellness in mind, body and spirit. We’re always offering something new to keep our residents feeling engaged and healthy with comprehensive tools and programs designed to help you stay active longer.

Live Well
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Food that Fits Your Lifestyle

At Village North, food is a means of coming together to celebrate every day. Whether you’re craving gourmet cuisine or comfort food, our culinary team have delicious options that fit your lifestyle, fulfill your cravings and excite your palate.

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Activities for All

We focus on creating a positive, vibrant living environment full of engaging and socially connected programs that enable our residents to thrive. Our dedicated life enrichment team finds new ways to engage residents based on their individual preferences, inspiring more time to do what they enjoy.

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You’ve earned this life, one with comfort in every moment and without worry for the future. A life like this shouldn’t feel like a far-off fantasy. It’s just around the corner, and it’s at Village North.
Vicki K. from Village North
Moving to Village North is the best move I could have made. The community is open and clean, the grounds are gorgeous, and the staff is kind, enthusiastic and cares about the residents. It’s a beautiful place to live, and it feels like home.
— Vicki K.
Doris and LeRoy R. from Village North
We love our apartment! We have a third-floor view overlooking the lake, and we watch the deer and the ducks all of the time. We see people walking and fishing. It’s like having a view of Forest Park right outside our window!
— Doris and Leroy R.
Leon and Joann S. from Village North
The staff is wonderful here! They are friendly and very helpful if things in the apartment go wrong and need to be fixed. You don’t feel as if you are imposing. Instead, you get the feeling that everyone cares and wants to help.
— Leon and Joann S.
Amy B. from Village North
You can be as independent as you want to be here. You can be as social as you want to be or as a private as you want to be. That’s a very comfortable feeling, and makes Village North a special place to be.
— Amy B

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Independent Living Costs

It’s hard to put a price tag on your quality of life, but the cost of living matters when considering moving to an independent living community. Village North offers affordable monthly fees that fit a wide variety of budgets and planning needs, and don’t be surprised if you find it to be more affordable than you think.

  • Rental Agreement — provides monthly rental opportunities with no entrance fee.

An Average Range of Independent Living Costs at Village North:

  • Rental Agreement – provides monthly opportunities with no entrance fee.
  • Monthly Rental Fees start at $1,295.
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Compare Your Current Housing Expenses to Costs at Village North Retirement Community

As you weigh the costs associated with an independent living community, you will discover that many older adults spend more living alone in their own home by paying separately for a mortgage or rent, utilities, groceries, maintenance, and home care or transportation. Use our Cost Comparison Calculator as a quick and easy way to see how your current monthly expenses compare to monthly fees at Village North Retirement Community.

Apartments & Floor Plans

Choose from a wide variety of floor plans that offer ample space and true comfort. Village North Retirement Community also offers easy access to everything you could want from a community that’s as vibrant, welcoming and unique as you are.
Studio — 468 sq. ft.
1 Bedroom — 650 sq. ft.
2 Bedroom — 918 sq. ft.
This is a sample of floor plans available at Village North Retirement Community. Please contact us to view more floor plan options and discuss pricing.

A Plan for the Future

When you make the move to a Bethesda independent senior living community, you are creating a life plan for both now and the future. That’s because Bethesda also offers an array of living options to accommodate those whose health is starting to decline, including assisted living, memory support, and 24-hour skilled nursing care. We also offer a program called Senior Support Solutions that can provide you with some assistance yet let you remain in your apartment.

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You can take comfort knowing all of these are Bethesda services, and therefore reflect the commitment to quality for which Bethesda is known. Also, it may be comforting to know that our residents get top priority in case any of these are needed.

Staying. Safer. Together.

At Bethesda, we take a very proactive stance on infection control, including providing all of our Independent Senior Living residents and staff with access to flu and COVID vaccines. We are so happy that we are helping keep our community healthy and safe!

We invite those interested in senior living to learn more about our communities and live the life you deserve.

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Moving with Ease

Designed specifically for our incoming residents, Bethesda’s Moving with Ease program simplifies the process and provides you peace of mind. Our Core Experience Team is here to make the transition from your home to your new apartment easy and stress-free.

Your Home Is in Good Hands

When you reserve your home at Bethesda, you will receive up to $3,000 worth of moving assistance through the Moving with Ease program. This benefit includes access to one or more of the following services:

  • Full-Service Movers
  • Professional Organizer and Space Planner
  • Estate Sale Referrals
  • Home Clean-Out
  • Handyman Services
  • Multiple Home Sale Options
  • Weekly House Visits During the Listing Process
  • Consistent Communication
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Embrace Your Independence with Village North

Discover the Bethesda Difference and enjoy an exceptional retirement lifestyle — all on your terms. Fill out the form below or call Theodore, our Sales Counselor, at (314) 922-0671.